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Yew Tree House and Yew Tree Cottage, Cawood

Description: Yew Tree House and Yew Tree Cottage

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 325887

OS Grid Reference: SE5763137638
OS Grid Coordinates: 457631, 437638
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8318, -1.1258

Locality: Cawood
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO8 3SG

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Listing Text

(east side)

9/26 Yew Tree House and
Yew Tree Cottage

- II *

House and stables, now 2 dwellings. Mid-late C17 with C18 stables and
C19 and C20 additions. Long and narrow red brick with ashlar dressings
and pantile roof. 3-cell lobby-entry plan with 2-storey porch. To
rear, 2-storey stair turret with original 2-low-storey outshut raised in
C20 to right, and to left C19 2-storey outshut joining house to stable
block. 2 storeys, 3 first floor windows. Porch between second and
third windows has segmental arch to ground floor; studded 3-panel door
under moulded brick pediment. 16-pane sashes with ashlar cills project
into moulded brick first floor band, similar sashes to first floor break
further band above. 12-pane Yorkshire sash under flat brick arch to
first floor of porch. Stepped ridge stack and stack with 2 diagonal
shafts in left gable. Dutch gable ends. Left gable has first floor
4-pane Yorkshire sash and blocked cavetto mullion window both under flat
brick arches. Partly blocked 2-light mullion window in gable.
Yorkshire sliding sashes and tripartite sash to right gable. Moulded
first floor band and band above first floor windows continue round both
gables. Interior: ovolo-moulded beams to ceilings in some ground floor
rooms. Ovolo moulded bressummer beam over fireplace to central room.
Sliding shutters to some ground floor rooms.

Listing NGR: SE5763137638

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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